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Thread: NIS client does not work

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    ttkrpi NNTP User

    Default NIS client does not work

    Ubuntu server. SuSE client.

    can use getent passwd nisuser return the user info, but can't login.

    gdm[2483]: WARNING: Couldn't authenticate user

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    Default Re: NIS client does not work

    ttkrpi wrote:
    > Ubuntu server. SuSE client.
    >
    > can use getent passwd nisuser return the user info, but can't login.
    >
    > gdm[2483]: WARNING: Couldn't authenticate user
    >
    >


    become root in a shell and try:

    su - nisuser

    Does that work?

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